Why is it solely women’s job to fix our sexism problem?

By Michelle Kern From #MeToo to #TimesUp, women are banding together to help fight structural sexual bias and abuses in their workplaces—but many are asking, why is this solely women’s job to fix? By now, many have heard the slogan of the #MeToo movement, founded ten years ago by activist Tarana Burke to share the common experience of sexual harassment…

Trump, evicter-in-chief

By Cameron Orr Landlord-in-chief Donald Trump wants to evict 800,000 people from the U.S. On September 5th, the Trump administration announced it intends to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Many DACA recipients, employed in the construction industry, built the very buildings that made such real-estate moguls rich. Every day the people of New…

Fighters for the 99% celebrate at Buffalo’s Juneteenth

By Cameron Orr BUFFALO, NY — Juneteenth, the mid-June holiday that commemorates the day in 1865 on which enslaved people of African descent in Galveston, Texas learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation two years earlier, has been growing in popularity. Buffalo, New York now hosts the third largest Juneteenth Festival in the…